All About Evo

To commemorate the official start of Evo Morales’ third term as president, I thought I’d share a few images that demonstrate the cult that has grown around him as a political and cultural figure.

In Bolivia:

El Alto (1)
One of many murals in the city of El Alto and in La Paz depicting the Bolivian president. He won his third term in October with over 60% of the vote.
Evopolio – Bolivia’s own version of Monopoly, complete with drug traffickers and bandits. Photo credit: Página Siete – click the image to read more about the game.

In Russia:

An Evo Morales matrushka doll alongside Putin dolls, at a Russian souvenir store (there were also Chávez and Obama ones).
An Evo Morales matrushka doll alongside Putin dolls, at a Russian souvenir store. There were also Chávez and Obama ones, in case you were curious!

In Chile:

Evo alongside el Chavo del 8 in a larger work that was part of an exhibition in Valparaiso about the four female presidents of Latin America (exactly what the connection is - well, your guess is as good as mine).
Evo alongside el Chavo del 8 in a larger work that was part of an exhibition in Valparaiso about the four female presidents of Latin America (exactly what the connection is – well, your guess is as good as mine). 

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